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Coinfection of SARS-CoV-2 and multiple respiratory pathogens in children

Tags: , , , , | April 6th, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak occurred in Wuhan City of China in December 2019. Within 3 months, the disease has swept the world resulting in 191,127 confirmed cases and 7807 deaths in more than 150 countries and territories. COVID-19 has been reported predominantly in adults, particularly in those with chronic comorbidities. A small number of cases of COVID-19 have been reported in children; therefore, children are widely believed to be not susceptible to COVID-19. Here we report two cases of COVID-19 in children who were coinfected with human respiratory viruses and Mycoplasma pneumoniae (MP) in China.

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